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Intellectual Property Law, 2/e
Copyright Patents Trade-Marks$75.00 – $120.00
An application by a patent-holding pharmaceutical company to prohibit Health Canada from issuing of a Notice of Compliance (NOC) to a generic drug company to make a copy of the patented medicine before the patent expires or is held invalid. In practice it is often a proxy for a full-scale patent infringement action where the generic company claims the patent is invalid or its proposed copy would not infringe.